Frigid Start, Then Warmer

By: Chief Meteorologist Brian Bledsoe Email
By: Chief Meteorologist Brian Bledsoe Email

The coldest morning so far this season is upon us, as temps are bottoming out in the single digits and teens below zero. While winds are relatively light, any air movement will make it feel even colder. In fact, a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for most of Southern Colorado through 9am. Wind chills will range from -15 to -25 on the plains, -25 to -35 in the mountains. Frostbite can occur in 20 to 30 minutes on exposed skin when it's this cold, so make sure you are dressed for the bitter cold this morning.

Temps will actually rebound quite nicely this afternoon under full sunshine. Highs will be in the upper 20s to low 30s for most areas, while the Lower Arkansas Valley (La Junta on eastward) will be restricted to the low 20s.

After a mild day in the 40s tomorrow, you can expect a minor cool-down into the 30s on Thursday. Temps will return to the 40s thereafter, with no major storms in sight.

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  • by Dawna on Dec 5, 2011 at 04:47 AM
    Pueblo Chemical Depot on 2 hr delay for non essential personal
  • by erica on Dec 4, 2011 at 04:08 PM
    Everyone please put your animals inside tonight!! Imagine being outside all night with a light jacket on, you wouldn't like it so don't do it to your animals!
  • by Jamie Location: CS on Dec 4, 2011 at 04:06 PM
    Please please brings in the PETS! Don't let them suffer in this bitter cold!
  • by Me on Dec 3, 2011 at 09:04 PM
    Cold?! Snow?! And here I thought I was living in Hawaii, not COLORADO in December....
  • by unknown Location: se spgs on Dec 3, 2011 at 11:31 AM
    stop ur freaking whining about the cold. either go and suck it up or shut up!
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      by anonymous on Dec 5, 2011 at 05:56 AM in reply to unknown
      obvious you have no life so why don't you learn to get one not!!!!
  • by Anonymous on Dec 3, 2011 at 08:39 AM
    Wish the parade was broadcast like it use to be. There are alot of shut in and seniors that can not stand out in the cold for that long or even be in the cold. How about bringing it back so all of them can see it not just on 11.2 or whatever it is.
  • by John Location: Colorado Springs on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:13 AM
    Anyone know if the parade will be broadcast on KKTV this year? Last year it was on 11.2 over-the-air if I remember correctly.
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      by Lindsey Grewe on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:46 AM in reply to John
      It will be on 11.2 and also streaming live on the web.--Lindsey Grewe, Web Producer
      • reply
        by T on Dec 3, 2011 at 02:56 PM in reply to Lindsey Grewe
        What is 11.2?
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          by unknown on Dec 3, 2011 at 08:41 PM in reply to T
          Eleven point two you moron. It is a digital channel or channel 41 on comcast.
        • reply
          by H. on Dec 3, 2011 at 09:14 PM in reply to T
          A channel on your TV!
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